IBPS CWE for Bank Clerk

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IBPS CWE ClerkBanking jobs are one of the most sought after in India and one of the most prized occupations in the country. Scores of applicants appear for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Exam (CWE) each year in hopes of clearing the round and proceeding to the personal interview phase and securing a stable well-paying job for themselves. Applicants who clear both the phases of the IBPS CWE VI Clerk Exam 2016 - 2016 will be placed in one of 19 participating government banks and financial institutions on a merit-cum-preference basis. This article provides comprehensive information on the Common Written Exam (CWE) for clerks held by the IBPS including important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, paper pattern, contact information etc.

Organizations using IBPS CWE for Recruitment of Clerks

The CWE exam is to be conducted online to fill up posts for Clerks in the following public sector banks and/or financial institutions:

Application Forms Now Available
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Any other bank or financial institution

Important Dates of IBPS Clerk VI Exam

Event



Date(s)

Online Registration

22 August - 12 September, 2016

Payment of Application Fees - Online

22 August - 12 September, 2016

Download of Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET)

25 October-7 November, 2016

Pre-Examination Training to be held

From 7-12 November, 2016

Preliminary online exam

26 & 27 November, 3 & 4 December, 2016

Result of preliminary IBPS Clerk VI exam

 9 December 2016

Main exam (online)

31 December 2016 & 1 January 2017

Main IBPS Clerk exam result

January 2017

Conduct of Interview

Yet to be announced

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be a citizen of India/ Nepal/ Bhutan/ Tibetan refugee/ person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam intending to permanently settle in India. The Indian government should have issued a favorable eligibility certificate for you.
  • Applicants must be at least 20 years old and not more than 28 years old, as on 1 August, 2016. There would be 3-10 years of age relaxation for SC/ ST candidates, applicants with disabilities, ex-servicemen, J&K residents (1980-89) and victims of 1984 riots.
  • You must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Additionally the applicant must know how to speak, read and write the official language of the state/union territory that you wish to be placed in.

Application Procedure

  • Application Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 22 Aug - 12 Sep, 2016 (Online payment) both dates inclusive] is as follows:
  • Rs. 100 for SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXSM candidates
  • Rs. 600 for all others

Pre-Exam Training

Pre-Examination Training will be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities/ Ex-Servicemen/ Persons With Disabilities at certain centres viz. Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.

Exam Pattern

The IBPS clerk recruitment will be done in two stages:

  • preliminary (1 hour, 100 marks, online) exam
  • main (2 hours, 200 marks, online) exam - only candidates who qualify the prelims can appear for the mains

Preliminary exam's pattern:

  1. English language (30 questions)
  2. Numerical ability (35 questions)
  3. Reasoning ability (35 questions)

Main exam's pattern:

  1. Reasoning (40 questions)
  2. English Language (40 questions)
  3. Quantitative Aptitude (40 questions)
  4. General Awareness (focusing specially on the banking industry) (40 questions)
  5. Computer Knowledge (40 questions)

Each questions is worth one mark and a wrong answer will result in a deduction of one-fourth i.e. 0.25 marks (negative marking.)

The CWE will be followed by an interview phase after which selected candidates will be given provisional allotments on a merit-cum-preference basis. Calculation of the merit will be based on the CWE scores and Interview scores of individual candidates on an 80:20 ratio.

Exam Centres

State Code

State /UT / NCR

Centre

11

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

12

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Tirupati

Vijaywada

Vishakhapatnam

13

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

14

Assam

Guwahati

15

Bihar

Bhagalpur

Darbhanga

Muzzafarpur

Patna

Purnea

16

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

17

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai

Bilaspur

Raipur

18

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Surat

20

Delhi

Bahadurgarh

Delhi

Faridabad

Ghaziabad

Greater Noida

Gurgaon

21

Goa

Panaji

22

Gujarat

Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar

Vadodara

23

Haryana

Ambala

Panchkula

24

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

25

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu

Srinagar

26

Jharkhand

Bokaro

Dhanbad

Jamshedpur

Ranchi

27

Karnataka

Bengaluru

Dharwad

Hubli

Mangalore

28

Kerala

Kochi

Kozhikode

Thiruvananthpuram

29

Lakshwadweep

Kavarrati

30

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Gwalior

Indore

Jabalpur

31

Maharashtra

Aurangabad

Greater Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai

Nagpur

Nanded

Pune

32

Manipur

Imphal

33

Meghalaya

Shillong

34

Mizoram

Aizawl

35

Nagaland

Kohima

36

Odisha

Berhampur(Ganjam)

Bhubaneshwar

Sambalpur

37

Puducherry

Puducherry

38

Punjab

Amritsar

Ludhiana

Mohali

Patiala

39

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Bikaner

Jaipur

Jodhpur

Udaipur

40

Sikkim

Gangtok

41

Tamilnadu

Chennai

Coimbatore

Madurai

Thiruchirapalli

Tirunelvelli

42

Telangana

Hyderabad

43

Tripura

Agartala

44

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Allahabad

Gorakhpur

Kanpur

Lucknow

Meerut

Varanasi

45

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Roorkee

46

West Bengal

Asansol

Bardhaman

Berhampur

Dumkal

Durgapur

Greater Kotkata

Haldia

Hooghly

Howrah

Kalyani

Kolkata

Siliguri

Contact

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
IBPS House, 90 feet, D.P.Road,
Near Thakur Polytechnic,
Off. Western Express Highway, P. B. No. 8587
Kandivali (E), Mumbai 400 101, INDIA
Toll free Helpline Number for Candidate Queries: 1800 222 366 (Available from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM)
Fax: 91-22-2854 2076

Please note that w.e.f. 1st May, 2015 Helpline Number will be available from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM on all days Except Sundays & Bank Holidays applicable in Maharashtra State.



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